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Final Four Name Teams For Crunch Semi-Finals In Croke Park

Croke Park

The penultimate stage of the All Ireland Hurling Championship is upon us as Kilkenny and Limerick go to battle in Croke Park on Saturday for a place in this year’s decider before it’s the turn of Wexford and Tipperary on Sunday.  Reigning All Ireland champions Limerick take on beaten Leinster finalists Kilkenny who are hoping to make their first final …

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Kevin Foley: Wexford Want More After Taste Of Success In Leinster

Kevin Foley

Kevin Foley has insisted that Wexford are keen to push on and achieve more success in 2019 following their Leinster final victory over Kilkenny last month. Davy Fitzgerald’s side lifted the Bob O’Keeffe Cup for the first time in 15 years signalling joyous celebrations for the team and their supporters throughout the county. However, 1996 was also the last year …

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Eoin O’Leary Keen To Ride Wave Of Success In Wexford

Eoin O'Leary Wexford

It’s been over two weeks since the county completed the minor and senior provincial double against Kilkenny and the hurling buzz in Wexford shows no sign of slowing up.  Quite the opposite in fact as a large crowd is expected to descend upon Innovate Wexford Park this evening for the Bord Gáis Energy Leinster U20s hurling final when the county …

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Evan Shefflin On His Two Legendary Managers & The Magic Of Mullen

Evan Shefflin Kilkenny

Being managed by some of Kilkenny’s biggest legends, Evan Shefflin finds himself in a position all young hurlers must envy.  At club level, the 19-year-old is trained by 10-time All Ireland winner, Henry Shefflin, who happens to be his uncle while moving to inter-county level, the younger Shefflin is currently the captain of the U20s side managed by DJ Carey. …

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Pundit Arena’s All-Star Hurling XV From Championship To Date

Hurling Championship

With a break in the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship, we have a moment to catch our breath and reflect on what has been an intriguing competition thus far.  We have experienced huge shocks in the championship already, not least Galway’s exit in the provincial stages at the hands of Dublin, and Mattie Kenny’s sides subsequent loss to Laois which …

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McGrath Relishing Wexford Challenge Despite Under Par Performance

Noel McGrath Tipperary

Listening to Noel McGrath following Tipperary’s win in the All Ireland quarter-final on Sunday, it’s clear that their early championship exit in 2018 hurt the team profusely.  While it was far from an inspired performance against Laois, the Loughmore-Castleiney man was beaming that Tipperary were back in an All Ireland semi-final, even though Tipperary only had to endure a one-year …

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Katie O’Connor On Captaining Her Childhood Heroes At 22

Katie O'Connor

At just 22 years of age, Katie O’Connor is preparing to lead her team into the AIB All Ireland Senior Camogie Club final on Sunday, and if that wasn’t daunting enough, among her teammates are a number of her childhood heroes. O’Connor has never been short of GAA mentors growing up with her father and uncles heavily involved in hurling …

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Limerick Name 11 All Ireland Starters In Team For League Opener

Limerick manager, John Kiely, has made an obvious statement of intent ahead of their Division 1A opener by including 11 All Ireland final starters in his team to face Wexford. Hurler of the Year, Cian Lynch, is named in the starting XV, alongside fellow All-Star recipients, Dan Morrissey, Sean Finn, Richie English, and Declan Hannon, who captains the side. Following …

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Former Wexford Footballer Scott Doran Dies Aged 44

Scott Doran Wexford

Wexford GAA have paid tribute to their former footballer, Scott Doran, who has died at the age of 44. He made his debut for the Model county in 1992 and made 103 competitive appearances for them during a 14-year period. Doran notched up 25-174 before deciding to leave the county panel at the end of the Allianz Football League in …

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GAA Accept ‘Bonding Experience’ As Reason For Prohibited Dublin Trip

Four counties will lose home advantage for one game in the 2019 Allianz Leagues as a result of breaching rules on training camps, according to a report in the Irish Independent, but Dublin have escaped punishment. Seventeen counties were originally investigated but only Wexford, Armagh, Waterford and Laois will have their League fixture moved to a neutral venue. It is believed …

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Runners-Up Cork Dominate U21 Hurling Team Of The Year

The All Ireland U21 team of the year has been announced with five players representing champions, Tipperary while beaten finalists, Cork have six names on the team list.  Senior stars, including Mark Coleman and Robbie O’Flynn, are among the inclusions for Cork but there is no room for Young Hurler Of The Year nominee, Darragh Fitzgibbon. For the Premier County, Jake …

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